What will I learn?
You will continue learning Latin through the Cambridge Latin Course, working up to Book V. Just as with the Cambridge Latin Course, the The WJEC Eduqas GCSE in Latin aims to provide a foundation in linguistic and cultural competence, enabling learners to gain knowledge and understanding of the Roman world through reading and responding to its language and literature.
How will I be assessed?
Written examination 1: 1 hour 30 minutes (50%):
Section A – A range of short comprehension questions testing understanding of a storyline (55%). Translation of a passage from Latin to English (35%).
Section B – Translation from English to Latin and grammar work (10%)
Written examination 2: 1 hour 15 minutes (30%)
Latin Literature and sources open-book assessment.
Written examination 3: 1 hour (20%)
A prescribed topic of Roman Civilisation.
Are there any entry requirements?
You must have achieved 60% or more on the end of Book I test. Be willing to revise regularly and work hard out of the classroom on vocabulary and grammar.
Where could it lead?
Pupils graduating in Classics and Latin progress to careers in diverse fields ranging from languages, law, medicine, journalism and heritage.
What would complement this course?
History and Sciences.
Do you have a question about this course? Email the Subject Leader